Adapting to life in post-recession Alberta

We might be on the cusp of a transformative wave that will reshape the future of work, but that's not all doom and gloom

Adapting to life in post-recession AlbertaBy Todd Hirsch and Rob Roach Contributors CALGARY, Alta., April 28, 2017 /Troy Media/ – From the loss of a loved one to being diagnosed with a disease, unwanted change happens. Somewhere near the top of this unpredictably predictable list is losing your job – exactly the kind of unwanted change many Albertans have experienced over…

It’s time to rally behind Canada’s oil and gas sector

When a sector that employs thousands and keeps our country prosperous suffers, you don’t shrug your shoulders and do nothing

It’s time to rally behind Canada’s oil and gas sectorCALGARY, Alta. Sept. 7, 2016/ Troy Media/ – Was Ontario’s auto sector in worse shape during the global financial meltdown of 2009 than Alberta’s energy patch was during the global oil glut of 2015? An internal federal government memo recently uncovered by the Canadian Press suggests it was. But which sector faced more pain (keeping in…

Are environmentalists fighting climate change or capitalism?

The goal of environmental activists is to dismantle capitalism and replace it with a green version of Marxism

Are environmentalists fighting climate change or capitalism?[popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2015/12/are-environmentalists-fighting-climate-change-or-capitalism/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/climate-change/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]climate change[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/capitalism/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]capitalism[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY, Alta. Dec. 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ - With the latest UN conference on climate change behind us, it is worth remembering that there are two…

Alberta is a wealthy province, but is it a happy one?

A survey from ATB Financial shows people may be coming to Alberta for the jobs, but they often stay for the quality of life

Alberta is a wealthy province, but is it a happy one?Download this column on Alberta for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Jul 8, 2015/ Troy Media/ - There are stereotypes about every province in Canada. Some of these are bang on and even those that miss the mark are often all in good fun. Not everyone in B.C.…

Debating the role of government in Alberta

Albertans need to ask themselves what kind of society they want and how government can, and can’t, help them achieve it

Debating the role of government in AlbertaDebating the role of government in Alberta is FREE to members CALGARY, AB, Feb 11, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It’s no secret that, barring a sooner-than-expected and sustained upswing in oil prices, Alberta’s provincial government won’t have enough revenue to cover its expenditures next year. The shortfall could be as much as $7 billion. Does…